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March ~ November. Start from Chongqing or Yichang.

Cruiser Description:
Standard: ★★★★★
Entered Service: Jul. 1995
Passenger Capacity: 200
Length (ft): 295
Beam (ft): 55
Stateroom (Standard) (sq ft): 204
Star-Rating: Five star
Standard Staterooms: 66

President No.1 is one of the ships most known to American and Canadian tour operators and travel agents who are offering tours to China and cruises to the Yangtze. It is the fourth ship and the proud of Yangtze Cruise Lines. Managed by the team trained by Sheraton Great Wall and Hotel Beijing-Toronto in Beijing, it is one of the finest ships on the river and most clientele are from the United States.

The ship was built in 1995 and put into operation on Aug. 7. The total capacity is 150 passengers. It is 90 meters long and 16.8 meters wide, with 5 decks. The first is crews\' deck. Standard cabins are on the second floor. Veranda cabins (cabins with balcony) are on the third, fourth and fifth floor.

There is a presidential suite, 2 deluxe suites, 30 standard cabins and 40 veranda cabins. The ship is equipped with centrally controlled air-conditioning system, acoustics system, and many other advanced systems imported from Europe and United States.

Facilities include one restaurant, a dining hall, a banquet hall, 3 bars, a disco room, a gymnasium, a recreational room, a mahjong room, a sauna, a beauty parlor a gift shop, and a business center. Services such as massage, photo developing and printing, satellite telephones and faxes, satellite television are available. You may not believe it, but there are also casino machines on the ship, which are not permitted in other parts of the country.

Among them, the multifunctional International Conference Hall holds over 100 participants, with simultaneous interpretation system. This deluxe cruiser has got a lot of positive comments in the past years.

President No.1 Cruiser pictures and deckplan, facilities.


Voyage: Chongqing to Yichang

Days                                           Chongqing to Yichang (Down Stream)
D1  Board the ship from 17:30 to 21:30 for overnight accommodation (dinner is not included).
D2  Shore excursion on Shibaozhai (08:00–12:00). optional tour to Fengdu Ghost City (8:30am-12:00pm), RMB280 per person.
D3  Shore excursion on Shennv Stream (12:30am–16:00pm).Before that you have the option of visiting the White Emperor City(7:30-10:00am)RMB280 per person

  Shore Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site. Arrive in Yichang at 12:00.


     Voyage: Yichang to Chongqing

Days                Yichang to Chongqing (Up Stream)
D1 Board the ship from 17:30 to 21:30 for overnight accommodation (dinner is not included).
D2  Shore Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site. Optional tour to Three Gorges Tribe Scenic Spot (260 RMB per person).
D3  Shore Excursion to Shennong Stream (08:00–12:00). You have the option of visiting White Emperor City (280 RMB per person): 16:30–19:00.
D4  Shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (08:00–12:00). 
D5  Arrive in Chongqing at 08:30.

The itineraries listed in the form probably be adjusted owing to the bad weather, water level, temporary navigation control and prohibition.

Aboard the cruise: You should arrive at Chongqing before 21:00PM to aboard the cruise on the first day. If you need Airport/Hotel/Train Station Transfer service, please book optional service or let us know.

Price Include:
Crusier accommodations, three meals everyday(for day 2 and day 3), shore excursions specified on the itinerary. the accommodation is based on twin beds sharing.

Price exclude:
The tips on the cruiser about 150RMB (24USD) per person;
Optional Entrance:Fengdu Ghost City(CNY260/person);
White Emperor City(CNY260/person).

How to Book?
You can book online or by email, or call us for urgent booking. you will receive our confirmation email and voucher after your booking. 

Note: There are only two beds in a cabin. Most of the ships do not provide extra bed, so you may need to reserve another cabin, or a half cabin (0.5 cabin) for the third person (for an adult or a big child) .
If you want to take a whole cabin for the third person, a single supplement of 75% to 100% of a single ticket is required. If you only take a half cabin, or only \"a bed\", the price is the same but he/she need to share the cabin with a stranger.


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Note: following price is for per person
Chongqing to Yichang, Standard Cabin with Balcony, (Apr, May, Sept, Oct) : $487 (2,960CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, Standard Cabin with Balcony, (Mar,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov) : $444 (2,700CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Standard Cabin with Balcony, (Apr, May, Sept, Oct) : $487 (2,960CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Standard Cabin with Balcony, (Mar,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov) : $444 (2,700CNY)
Optional Activities: (Tick what you like, then click "Book Now".)
Airport Pick-up Service (Minimum two persons), : +$33 (200CNY)
Customer Reviews of President No 1 Cruiser Yangtze River & Three Gorges Tour
Average customers rating: 4.00 of 5 Stars, base on 5 travellers reviews: Write Review

review written by , Date Added:

Sehr schöne Reise, tolle Ausflüge, tolles Angebot.... More
Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]

review written by , Date Added:

We did an excellent tour on the Yangtze. The suggestion made by the river guide to get a room upgrade was excellent.We got two contiguous rooms which were communcating thanks to the balcony. Service was good and efficient. The visits were well organised. Entertainments during the evening was friendly and well do... More
Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]

review written by , Date Added:

President 1 it's a superb ship on the yangtze. The cruise has been nice, the staff very friendly, the food good, the cabin nice and confortable. I would suggest to other travelers.... More
Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
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